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Registration ongoing for July 24 races

Registration is now being accepted for the 27th annual Deseret News/Granite Furniture Marathon and 13th annual 10K road race at all four Granite Furniture locations, Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation and the Deseret News. Race day is Wednesday, July 24.

Race organizers are planning for 1,000 marathon participants and 3,000 10K runners according to race director Scott Kerr of Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation.

Nearly 8,000 applications have been mailed and runners should bring those forms to one of the registration points where they will receive their race packet and T-shirt.

Most questions about the race including aid stations, starting times, shuttle buses, weather and out-of-town accommodations are answered in the race packets.

Over 300 volunteers are needed to help with aid stations, the finish line and refreshment area. For info about the race and to volunteer call 468-2560.